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Nature Camps at Wyndcroft School

The Wyndcroft School 415 Rosedale Drive, Pottstown, PA, United States

Come connect to each other and the outdoors at GeoVentures programs at Wyndroft! Programs offered 10/9, 10/19-20, 1/15, 2/15-16, + 3/11-15Nature Camps at Wyndcroft SchoolGet ready to uncover the mysteries of nature one adventure at a time! Each camp has a fun themes and new activities, games and teamwork. Bring a water bottle, a healthy snack and a lunch. Wear comfortable shoes and dress for activity and the weather. 2023-2024 Nature Camps at Wyndcroft, Programs are 9am-3pm.October 9 - Secret Agent DayOctober 19-20 - Fall Geocaching and Treasure HuntsJanuary 15 - Wild About ArtFebruary 15-16 - Winter Geocaching and Treasure

The Disappointed Tourist: Ellen Harvey

301 West High Street Gallery 301 High Street West, Glassboro, NJ, United States

Painting in a style reminiscent of vintage tourist postcards, The Disappointed Tourist is an ongoing project of 300 paintings of lost sites suggested by members of the public. It was inspired by the urge to repair what has been lost due to the forces of war, time, ideology, gentrification, and natural disasters. It attempts to honor the trauma underlying the nostalgia that results from our collective and individual losses, while celebrating the human attachment to places both real and aspirational. With our partner organizations we disseminated a call for suggestions throughout the Glassboro community and received over 40 submissions. Artist

Free
Event Series hearth, frame, foundation

hearth, frame, foundation

Park Towne Place Oar Pub, Towne Center, 2200 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Hearth, frame, foundation explores the textures of urbanism through the lens of five artists, Francis Beaty, Cimone Kind Berman, Annette Cords, Michael Morgan, and Rita Scheer, who draw materials and inspiration from the built environment. Found materials, patterns, textures, and abstraction give visual expression to the dialogue between cities and the people who live in them. The included artists play with diverse methodologies from fields including architecture, construction, archaeology, and botany, exploring the links between construction, inhabitation, and the passage of time in cities. The parallels between construction in the built environment and the artist’s studio are seen through the

Free

2024 Winter-Spring Permaculture Design Course

Hundred Fruit Farm 1744 Holicong Road, New Hope, PA, United States

Join us for the 2024 Winter-Spring Permaculture Design Course, where we'll dive into permaculture design in theory and practice!Course DetailsCome join us for our seventh annual permaculture design course! The permaculture design course, or PDC, is an intensive 72-hour internationally recognized permaculture certification. It's designed to give participants the inspiration and knowledge they need to make a positive change in the world, needed now more than ever. It will give you the skills necessary to design your home/yard/landscape into an ecologically-resilient edible system, and for some, it could be the first stepping stone to a permaculture career in design, education,

Color Fields

The National Apartments 121 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, United States

Color Fields features the vibrant and colorful work of painters Chris Cox and Zifeng Zang. Chris Cox explores the interconnectedness of our lives through intuitive mark-making and a cosmic perspective. The tactility in Cox’s paintings invites viewers to meditate on their depths. Zifeng Zang's dynamic compositions celebrate movement and color, capturing the unpredictable nature of pigments. Drawing inspiration from nature and everyday moments, Zang's vibrant works invite contemplation of spirituality and imagination. Through Color Fields, viewers are immersed in the lively energy and bright movements that define Cox and Zang's work.

Free

Master Ecologist

Duke Farms 1112 Dukes Parkway West, Hillsborough Township, NJ, United States

Become a Master Ecologist while using Duke Farms as a living laboratory and network with field experts and professionals.Course OverviewThe Master Ecologist certification course is an adult education series designed for environmental educators, land managers and stewards, private landowners, natural resource professionals, and community members with a passion for our natural environment.This 8-month course provides the basic foundations for understanding ecological processes and concepts, survey methods, and management techniques. Each month will introduce a new field topic and students will participate in an in-person lecture and outdoor field session related to the month’s topic. This course also has a mandatory

Make a Nålbinded Mug Cozy IN PERSON

The Tacony LAB Community Arts Center 6918 Torresdale Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Nålbinding is the craft of making a textile from loops of yarn. You will be making a mug cozy using Nålbinding techniques.Nålbinding is a fabric creation technique predating both knitting and crochet. Also known in English as "knotless netting", "knotless knitting", or "single-needle knitting", the technique is distinct from crochet in that it involves passing the full length of the working thread through each loop, unlike crochet where the work is formed only of loops, never involving the free end. It also differs from knitting in that lengths must be pieced together during the process of nålebinding, rather than a

Digital Literacy Workshop Series

Online event

Middle and high school youth and their caregivers that reside in North Philadelphia are invited to take part in the upcoming free Digital Literacy workshop series presented by Brittany Jenkins of We Are Tech. Participants will learn dynamic tech skills for business, design, and engineering including essentials for entrepreneurship, 3D design, coding, and game and app development. These workshops will provide valuable tech skills, exposure to professional tools, and insights on leveraging technology to achieve your goals. Virtual Zoom sessions. Info session on Wednesday, Feb., 21st at 6 pm and weekly workshops Feb. 28-Apr. 10. To register for this workshop

Free

Hike + Sound Healing Meditation at Lemon Hill Mansion

Lemon Hill 3298 Sedgley Drive, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Join us for a one-of-a-kind immersive experience with Sound Meditation Practitioner Eunmi Chang. DATE Saturday, February 24 TIME 9:30 am - 11:00 am LOCATION Lemon Hill Mansion Lemon Hill Drive Philadelphia PA, 19130 Join Fairmount Park Conservancy and Eunmi Chang from Eunmi’s Sound Healing & Yoga for a one-of-a-kind immersive experience on February 24 from 9:30-11:00 AM at Lemon Hill Mansion. We’ll start out with a guided hike along the Lemon Hill Rim Trail before coming inside the mansion for a peaceful sound healing meditation. Manage your stress, improve your well-being, and literally find your grounding inside the gorgeous historic house. What is a Sound

Maple Sugaring at Peter Wentz Farmstead

Peter Wentz Farmstead 2030 Shearer Road, Lansdale, PA, United States

Saturday, February 24th and Saturday, March 2nd from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm Maple Sugaring at Peter Wentz Farmstead Join our farmers as they create maple sugar from trees right here at the Farmstead! Watch as they tap the trees, collect the sap, and create the syrup. Learn about the Indigenous origins of maple sugaring and how the process has continued through to today. Once your mouth starts watering, stop by Philly Waffle Cabin's food truck and enjoy one of their delicious Belgian waffles! This program is weather dependent, if the temperature isn’t just right the sap may not flow!

Free

From Drawing to Painting: Botanical Art as a Process

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens 631 Berwyn Baptist Road, Devon, PA, United States

Create botanical art in guided steps with Margaret SaylorSATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24From Drawing to Painting: Botanical Art as a Process10:00 AM – 3:30 PMMargaret Saylor, Botanical Artist and IllustratorCreate botanical art in guided steps—capture a botanical subject in a simple line drawing then transfer it to watercolor paper and create a painting. Learn how to correct a drawing, select watercolors to build a palette, and explore painting techniques that suit your style and subject.All levels welcome; some drawing experience helpful but not necessary. Bring your own lunch.A recommended materials list is available here.Members: $100 | Non-Members: $115

Seed Starting Workshop

Elkins Park Free Library 563 Church Rd, Elkins Park, PA, United States

We are partnering with Penn State Extension Master Gardeners and Elkins Park Library to offer a free workshop on native plants and seed starting during the winter. Learn about growing native perennials in this easy way to start seeds. The native seeds are started outside in containers so they are protected from wildlife and benefit from the cold temperatures of winter. This indoor workshop will include all supplies and instruction by a Montgomery County Master Gardener. You will also take home containers with seeds! Space is limited, so please register here.

Morris Arboretum & Gardens Bare Naked Trees Tour

Morris Arboretum & Gardens 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, United States

Join an experienced guide to explore the beauty of “bare naked trees” in winter. Without their leaves, deciduous trees reveal a variety of shapes and sculptures to admire. The tour features weeping, round, pyramidal, and vase-shaped trees, and highlights the many colors and textures of tree bark. This tour provides a unique perspective of trees as we enjoy the beauty of the winter garden. Meet at the Welcome Center. Free with general admission ($0 to $12). Weather permitting. Enjoy discounted winter admission through February 29!

$12

Badass Women’s History Tour

Independence Visitor Center 599 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Come one, come all! Join us on this unique, two-hour tour of Philly. Walk alongside the Badass women who formed this city of sisterly love!

Trees Rooted In The Civil Rights Movement

Drexel University's Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships 3509 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Learn how some of America's oldest trees played pivotal roles from outdoor classrooms to shelters for refuge.Trees sing songs of our ancestors. They tell of relationships forged in war and peace. Learn how some of America's oldest trees played pivotal roles from outdoor classrooms to shelters for refuge. Share your experience of trees in conversations on gentrification, education, and community building.All ages are welcome, this is a family friendly activity. This event is free to attend, but donations to UC Green are always appreciated.Event held will be held Saturday, February 24 12-2PM in The Dornsife Center: Ryan Hall Room S109For

Celebrating Black History with Millicent Sparks at the Cope House

Cope House at Awbury Arboretum 1 Awbury Road, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Enjoy cuddles with the Philly Goats and participate in a FREE interactive performance about the life and mission of Harriet Tubman . Tickets are FREE! Feb 24, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Cope House at Awbury Arboretum, 1 Awbury Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19138, USA About the event Enjoy a free interactive experience about the life and mission of Harriet Tubman with performer and reenacter, Millicent Sparks at the Awbury Arboretum Cope House presented with the support of the Philly Goat Project. No reservations needed, some registration is needed at the venue.

Black History: Resistance, Renewal, Resiliency – Goat Walk and the Harriet Tubman Living History Experience

The Farm at Awbury Arboretum 6336 Ardleigh Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Celebrate Black History Month with a dynamic afternoon at Awbury Arboretum presented by Awbury, The Philly Goat Project, and Black and Planted, and sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Africana Studies. Registration is now FULL for the speaker and planting activity, but all are welcome to attend the goat walks – no registration required! Detailed Schedule: OPEN – NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED 1:00PM – 1:30PM – Goat Walks at the Cope House – The Philly Goat Project goats will be available for walks around the Cope House, story book reading, goat cuddles and fun. 1:30PM – 2:30PM – The

“Space Race” Documentary Showing

Bartram’s Garden Barn

In 1961, U.S. President John F. Kennedy selected a young test pilot named Edward Joseph “Ed” Dwight Jr. to become the first African American astronaut. While Ed was ultimately not selected by NASA, his cultural impact paved the way for those that followed. In honor of World Space Week, we’re celebrating his legacy. Join us and the Black Science Coalition and Institute for a free public showing of the documentary The Space Race. Coming this February to Disney Plus from National Geographic Documentaries, The Space Race takes a new look at the Space Age through the untold stories of Black

Raised Bed Gardening (call to sign up)

Primex Garden Center 435 W. Glenside Avenue, Glenside, PA, United States

Sally McCabe, from the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, comes to us with her energetic personality and her knowledge of community gardening. Learn her techniques for getting the most out of a raised bed vegetable garden using less space, time, and effort. Call to sign up 215-887-7500.

$10

Enhanced Plant Care 101 Workshop: Unleash Your Inner Green Thumb

1431 N 52nd St 1431 North 52nd Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Welcome to a journey of green discovery and hands-on learning at our Enhanced Plant Care 101 Workshop!Whether you're taking your first step into the world of plants or you're a seasoned gardener looking to deepen your knowledge, this workshop is designed with love for all levels of plant enthusiasts. Because we believe there's a plant for every person, and we're here to help you find yours. Our workshop is packed with interactive learning, from troubleshooting for all your plant care queries, and custom DIY soil mix & repotting for hands-on experience. Whether you're looking to connect with your perfect plant

Reading Terminal Market Tour

Reading Terminal Market 1136 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Come taste the Market's history and hear stories of some of the 80+ small, family-owned businesses in the iconic Reading Terminal Market!

Early Evening Full Moon Owl Prowl

FOR ADULTS AND TEENS AGES 15-17 We will be hiking out with guide David Eberly to see owls in the Pinetum, as well as some areas inside the deer exclusion fence. We’ll be on the lookout for Great Horned, Screech, and Barred Owls. Less likely but always possible are Saw-whet and Long-eared owls. If the weather cooperates, we will be treated to a full moon. Listening to owls calling in the moonlight is an experience not to be missed. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Registration closes by 3:30 pm, so be sure to register on time! This program starts after Tyler’s regular hours. Gates

LadySitting – Now Extended to March 10th

Ardem Theatre Company 40 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, United States

This world premiere play, by acclaimed Philadelphia writer Lorene Cary, explores the life and last year of Lorene’s Nana – a fiercely strong and independent woman, who now needs the care of others. Ladysitting captures the ruptures, love, and forgiveness that can occur in family as she journeys through stories of five generations of their African American ancestors and bears witness to her grandmother’s 101 vibrant years of life.

$35 – $60

2024 Virtual Volunteer Orientation Session 3

Volunteers help keep Aark afloat! Join us for our virtual volunteer orientation to learn what it entails to be an Aark Wildlife volunteer.Interested working with wildlife? Want to help feed bottle babies and aid in the recovery of injured wildlife? Are you able to commit to a 4-hour shift once a week during our busy season? Register for our online orientation to join our volunteer team and learn firsthand about wildlife rehabilitation!Steps to Volunteer:Step 1: Attend our online orientationStep 2: Submit application and all required documents (link provided in conformation email)Step 3: Attend a brief one-on-one zoom session to discuss

2024 Virtual Volunteer Orientation Session 3A

Volunteers help keep Aark afloat! Join us for our virtual volunteer orientation to learn what it entails to be an Aark Wildlife volunteer.Interested working with wildlife? Want to help feed bottle babies and aid in the recovery of injured wildlife? Are you able to commit to a 4-hour shift once a week during our busy season? Register for our online orientation to join our volunteer team and learn firsthand about wildlife rehabilitation!Steps to Volunteer:Step 1: Attend our online orientationStep 2: Submit application and all required documents (link provided in conformation email)Step 3: Attend a brief one-on-one zoom session to discuss

Fiber Supply Swap

Fleisher Art Memorial 719 Catharine Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Fiber specific tools and supplies for free or trade!This supply swap is geared towards fiber supplies and tools.This is an opportunity to empty out your studio of anything that no longer serves you, but may be useful to other makers and artists. Or maybe you're looking to load up on new fiber materials, this is great for that too! Everything is free to a good home. You are welcome to bring items that you would prefer to seletively trade, but please keep those items with you throughout the event. If you expect to take things home with you please bring

Creative Conversations with Artist, Peter Van Dyke

Cheltenham Center For The Arts, 439 Ashbourne Road, Cheltenham Township, PA, 19012, United States

Thank you to all who participated in our Critique Day series with visiting artists which was started in 2019 at Cheltenham Art Center. A new series is launching this February 25, 2024, now called Creative Conversations (CC). Our CC continues to be a wonderful opportunity to meet with artists who work in various mediums and talk about the joys, struggles, questions, inspirations, and technical issues all artists confront in our creative journey. There are opportunities to share your work and receive sensitive and constructive feedback. This series is not designed as a lecture, but rather an exciting opportunity for artists

Free

Wellness Walks at the Ambler Arboretum

Temple University Ambler Campus, Meetinghouse Road, Ambler, PA, USA 580 Meetinghouse Road, Ambler, PA, United States

Join us for Wellness Walks at the Ambler Arboretum and take a leisurely stroll through nature to rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul!

Visit the Wagner Museum 2024

Wagner Free Institute of Science 1700 W Montgomery Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Welcome to the Wagner - a National Historic Landmark natural history museum in Philadelphia!

Spring Ephemerals

Haverford College Arboretum 370 Lancaster Avenue, Haverford, PA, United States

Attend this session to learn all about spring ephemerals with master gardeners, Anita Ann Murphy and Debbie Ziegler!Springtime brings warm sunshine, beneficial rain, and a bit of color on the forest floor...if you know where to look! Join master gardeners, Anita Ann Murphy and Debbie Ziegler to learn about the benefits of spring ephemerals and ways to include them in your garden.Parking can be found in our visitor parking lot and participants will meet for the workshop at Sharpless Auditorium

Mural Arts Philadelphia’s 40th Anniversary Press Kick-Off

REC Philly 901 Market Street, #Suite #2120, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Celebrating 40 years! Together, we create art to beautify, inspire, and empower.Welcoming its 40th Anniversary, Mural Arts Philadelphia (“Mural Arts”) will formally announce its 40th Anniversary and kick off a year full of special programming focused on its theme, “Roots & Reimagination," beginning with a partnership with REC Philly, a music and art incubator that provides tools and resources for the local creative community to build sustainable careers. Mural Arts will debut its branded programmable space at REC Philly with a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by a condensed guided Fashion District walking tour to kick off the Mural Arts spring

FABSCRAP PHL Volunteer Session: Tuesday, February 27th, PM session

BOK 1901 S Ninth St., Unit B05A, Philadelphia, PA, United States

FABSCRAP needs your help to save designer textiles from landfills! It's easy to learn, fun to do, and a safe way to help out.FABSCRAP Philly needs your help to save designer textiles from landfill! Volunteers will sort through fabric samples and swatches, separating fabric from paper headers and folding large, usable fabric to be saved for reuse. We moved to a new space in BOK! We are now in Unit B05A. Please review the directions below for visiting our new space.When registering, choose:First Time Volunteer Sorter if this is your first time volunteering with usReturn Volunteer Sorter if you’ve sorted

FRIEDAcommunity Movie Night – Pianoforte

FRIEDA 320 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, United States

FRIEDAcommunity Movie Night – Pianoforte Wednesday February 28th, 5:30pm The last Wednesday of the month is FRIEDAcommunity Movie night! Join us February 28 for the screening of Pianoforte, celebrating Chopin’s birthday (March 1, 1810). Pianoforte Director: Jakub Piatek Language: English and others / English subtitles Pianoforte, a film by Jakub Piątek is about the International Chopin Piano Competition where the world’s most talented young pianists compete in, held every five years in Warsaw, Poland. Piatek’s documentary offers a rare behind the scenes look at the triumphant highs and crushing lows of the 2021 competition. Pianoforte is both a testament to

$15 – $35

Bennett Compost Cleanup in Tacony Creek Park

5650 Rising Sun Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19120 5650 Rising Sun Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Join Bennett Compost to clean Tacony Creek Park and park gateways every Wednesday. Let’s support this local business in improving our environment and neighborhood! Location: Meet at Bennett Compost: 5650 Rising Sun Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19120 Time: 11am All tools and supplies will be provided. Questions or interested in volunteering? Contact (215) 520-2406 or info@bennettcompost.com

Wednesday Lunctime Bird Walks

Wissahickon Environmental Center 300 West Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Enjoy a guided bird walk in the Andorra Natural Area during lunchtime!Enjoy a guided bird walk in the Andorra Natural Area during lunchtime! The winter is an excellent time for birding, as the Wissahickon is host to many boreal forest species like juncos, sparrows, and spasuckers. If its too cold, we will stay inside and watch the feeders!

FABSCRAP PHL Volunteer Session: Wednesday, February 28th, PM session

BOK 1901 S Ninth St., Unit B05A, Philadelphia, PA, United States

FABSCRAP needs your help to save designer textiles from landfills! It's easy to learn, fun to do, and a safe way to help out.FABSCRAP Philly needs your help to save designer textiles from landfill! Volunteers will sort through fabric samples and swatches, separating fabric from paper headers and folding large, usable fabric to be saved for reuse. We moved to a new space in BOK! We are now in Unit B05A. Please review the directions below for visiting our new space.When registering, choose:First Time Volunteer Sorter if this is your first time volunteering with usReturn Volunteer Sorter if you’ve sorted

Managing the Soil Ecosystem and its Importance in Urban Agriculture

Part of our webinar series presenting resources for urban food producers from a variety of speakers in city, state and federal positions.Join us for an informative webinar featuring USDA/NRCS expert Resource Soil Scientist & Urban Conservationist, Kefeni Kejela, PhD. He will be explaining the importance of managing urban soils ecosystems for innovative production in urban agricultural settings. Learn invaluable information about the roles of soil in urban agricultural ecosystems as well as the importance of urban soil testing.

The State of Black Start-Up Businesses in Philadelphia

3675 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA 3675 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Delaware River Room, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Join us for an eye-opening in-person panel, "The State of Black Start-Up Businesses in Philadelphia," for Black History Month!The State of Black Start-Up Businesses in PhiladelphiaJoin us for an exciting panel event where we'll delve into the state of black start-up businesses in the vibrant city of Philadelphia! This in-person gathering will take place at 3675 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA. We will bring together entrepreneurs, investors, and community leaders to discuss the challenges, successes, and opportunities for black-owned start-ups in our city. Discover inspiring stories, network with like-minded individuals, and gain valuable insights from our esteemed panel of speakers.

How do I apply to MAP opportunities?

Join Mural Arts in celebrating emerging artists and their vibrant talents!If you are interested in applying to become a Lead Artist, Workshop Educator or to unique opportunities like Mural Arts Fellowship for Black Artists, then join us on Feb 28 from 6-8 pm, when the Artist Relations Director will explain step by step, where to find opportunities and how to prepare and submit your materials. We will also talk about current opportunities, including:Black Artist FellowshipWilliam Still Tribute MuralPrintmaking by the PeopleSmall WallsTake the step to advance your practice through the avenues MAP has to offer. When:  Feb 28, 2024 from  6-8

Clay Play Open Studio Making

Starr Garden Recreation Center 600-44 Lombard Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Come out and touch some clay!This is an open session clay making workshop. Each person will receive 1-2 pounds of clay per session and access to our basic tools and supplies. Pieces can be glazed with color and will be once fired and ready for pickup in 3-4 weeks. We will have limited colors available and suggest that you purchase your own Stroke and Coat glaze if you'd like consistent color and control. You're welcome to bring any of your own tools.The instructor leading your session will have a basic project that you can build if you aren't working independantly.

“Playing Through” Movie Screening Starring Philadelphia Singer and Actress Julia Rae

Cinemark 4012 Walnut St, philadelphia, United States

Playing through movie screening at Cinemark University City 6 (Philadelphia). “Playing Through” is a feature-length fictional film honoring the real-life sports and civil rights heroine Ann Gregory, the first woman of color to enter a USGA tournament. In the film, Ann Gregory (Andia Winslow) collides in the USGA Women's Amateur with Babs Whatling (Julia Rae), a privileged white woman from the South.

$19.99

LadySitting – Now Extended to March 10th

Ardem Theatre Company 40 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, United States

This world premiere play, by acclaimed Philadelphia writer Lorene Cary, explores the life and last year of Lorene’s Nana – a fiercely strong and independent woman, who now needs the care of others. Ladysitting captures the ruptures, love, and forgiveness that can occur in family as she journeys through stories of five generations of their African American ancestors and bears witness to her grandmother’s 101 vibrant years of life.

$35 – $60

Volunteer – Winter Gardening

Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden 1829 East County Line Road, Villanova, PA, United States

Bundle up for seasonal garden tending

Volunteer – Care for Nature

Saunders Woods Preserve 1020 Waverly Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Get hands dirty. Give back to a great cause.

Visit the Wagner Museum 2024

Wagner Free Institute of Science 1700 W Montgomery Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Welcome to the Wagner - a National Historic Landmark natural history museum in Philadelphia!

Winter Wonder (2/29)

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens 631 Berwyn Baptist Road, Devon, PA, United States

Enjoy a nature-themed read aloud followed by an activity and craft.THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 29Winter Wonder (All Ages)10:00 – 10:45 AMAmy Mawby, Education Manager, Jenkins Arboretum & GardensWinter is wonder-full! Enjoy a nature-themed read aloud followed by an activity and craft. Learn what plants and animals do during the winter season and celebrate our love for nature.Click here to view all Winter Wonder dates. Classes are scheduled close to special days like Groundhog’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Leap Day, and St. Patrick’s Day.All ages welcome; most suitable for ages 2–5. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required for children only. Class

Fritters: West Africa to Diaspora RESCHEDULED

Widener Library 2808 West Lehigh Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Chef Tonii will prepare Savory Black-eyed Pea Fritters called Akara and Sweet Rice Fritters called Calas inspired by High in the Hog.We had to reschedule because it snowed, but we're back on! Enjoy sweet rice fritters and savory black-eyed pea fritters while reflecting on their cultural significance, the contributions of Africa, and people of African descent to cuisine throughout the diaspora.Inspired by High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America by Dr. Jessica B. Harris and season 2 of the Netflix series High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America.Black-eyed peas, one of the few

Squarespace Websites for Creatives by Corinne Dodenhoff

Learn to launch your own squarespace site!In this workshop, Corinne Dodenhoff will be going into the nitty-gritty details of Squarespace web design. Squarespace is not just a useful platform for businesses, but also for creative professionals. Using the Squarespace 7.1 Fluid Builder Engine, participants will be able to craft their own websites that showcase not just their work but their creative voice. Participants will walk through the builder engine and its functionality while discussing design best practices and tips. Topics will include building a website from scratch, implementing brand identity, showcasing the fluid builder engine, and how to choose what

SBN Open House at BLK IVY

BLK IVY 3605 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia, United States

Join The Sustainable Business Network on Thursday, February 29, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm, for SBN’s next Member Open House with BLK IVY! Owned by Dr. Kimberly McGlonn of Grant Blvd, BLK IVY is a Philadelphia based thrift store that combines cultural artifacts and community engagement. Celebrating the aesthetics and the work of the Civil Rights Movement to social justice practices of today, the shop features a curation of vintage and secondhand clothing and artifacts. To celebrate National Black History Month, SBN is excited to work with BLK IVY and Honeysuckle Provisions for this Open House. Guests can expect to

Free – $25

FRIEDAcommunity Parcipatory Art Project- POMBAA

FRIEDA 320 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, United States

FRIEDA and FRIEDAcommunity offer a welcoming space to people of all ages and from diverse backgrounds brought together around a curated program of activities and events focused on food, art and culture. Our large-scale participatory art projects are opportunities for everyone to collaborate on installations that bring joy and wow to community members and visitors alike! Join us for the reveal of Pombaa on March 1, 2024 at 6:00 pm. For almost two years, young and old, visitors, guests and members, gathered around our community table, volunteering their time to make hundreds of pom poms from plastic shopping bags that

Free

First Friday Hike

ChesLen Preserve 1199 Cannery Road, Coatesville, PA, United States

Celebrate the start of the month with the beauty of the great outdoors.

Hansberry Garden & Nature Center Collective work hours

The Hansberry Garden & Nature Center 5150 Wayne Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

One of two weekly work sessions (the other is Sunday from 3-5 p.m.) for Hansberry Garden & Nature Center's Garden Collective. The Hansberry Garden and Nature Center builds community by offering organic gardening, educational programs, and fresh, wholesome produce to an underserved neighborhood.

The View from Here

Paradigm Gallery + Studio, North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA 12 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

The exhibition will feature artwork from incarcerated artists at both prisons, alongside letters exchanged between the artists.The View from Here ExhibitionDuration: March 1 - March 24, 2024Over the past year, incarcerated artists from San Quentin Rehabilitation Center and State Correctional Institution (SCI) Phoenix have corresponded, creating a bridge between the groundbreaking art programs of both prisons. Both facilities have long-standing art programs with impacts extending beyond their walls. This exhibition, a first of its kind, assembles a group show of currently incarcerated artists from the East and West Coasts. The theme, "The View from Here," emerged from the artists' communications,

Woodcock Bird Walk

Houston Playground 900 Grakyn Lane, Philadelphia, PA, United States

This walk is timed to see the evening aerial mating displays of the American Woodcock, a very unique bird.This walk is timed to see the evening aerial mating displays of the American Woodcock, a very unique bird. We will walk to Houston Meadow and listen for the sound of the Woodcock wings and glimpse its upward flight. Meet at Houston Playground.

First Friday Meet the Curator: Public Art in Philadelphia

Historical Society of Pennsylvania 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

The Young Friends of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) host an evening of captivating history presenting the early 20th-century female artists showcased in the archive exhibit, Public Art in Philadelphia: A Legacy Shaped by Women, curated by the Association for Public Art (aPA). Gain exclusive insights from Susan Myers, Assistant Curator and Project Manager at aPA, as she shares the fascinating lives and contributions of remarkable women such as Helene Sardeau, Gwen Lux, Anna Coleman Ladd, and Margaret Brassler Kane. The program will delve into the rich history of female artists and welcome and record audience stories, reflections, and

Free

Tacony LAB NE Philly Community Fine Art Show First Friday!

The Tacony LAB Community Arts Center 6918 Torresdale Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Join us on Friday, March 1st for our NE Philly Community Fine Art Show.Join us on Friday, March 1st from 6pm to 9 pm at the Tacony LAB Community Arts Center for our NE Philly Community Fine Art Show First Friday. We will have light refreshments and live music.Register here if you plan to attend!If you wish to display your work, please fill out the google form linked below.We have extended the deadline to apply to put your work in the show. This is an event to showcase works that Northeast Philadelphia Residents have created. You do not need to

Virtual Nature Book Club | Noah’s Garden

Attend this virtual session to discuss Noah's Garden by Sara Stein with the Arboretum staff.Join us to discuss Noah's Garden: Restoring the Ecology of Our Own Back Yards by Sara Stein. This book shows the devastating effects our landscaping choices have made on suburban ecology and is included in the American Horticultural Society's list of 75 Great American Garden Books. In this book club session, we will discuss our perspectives on the book, and reading it prior is suggested.The event link will be emailed to participants in the confirmation email generated from program registration.

Maple Sugaring at Peter Wentz Farmstead

Peter Wentz Farmstead 2030 Shearer Road, Lansdale, PA, United States

Saturday, February 24th and Saturday, March 2nd from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm Maple Sugaring at Peter Wentz Farmstead Join our farmers as they create maple sugar from trees right here at the Farmstead! Watch as they tap the trees, collect the sap, and create the syrup. Learn about the Indigenous origins of maple sugaring and how the process has continued through to today. Once your mouth starts watering, stop by Philly Waffle Cabin's food truck and enjoy one of their delicious Belgian waffles! This program is weather dependent, if the temperature isn’t just right the sap may not flow!

Free

Relics and Ruins: Weird West Park

Belmont Plateau Parking Lot 1800 Belmont Mansion Drive, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Join us for a hike to learn about some of Fairmount Park's historical hidden gems! DATE Saturday, March 2 TIME 9:00 am - 12:00 pm LOCATION Belmount Plateau Parking Lot 1800 Belmont Mansion Drive Philadelphia PA, 19131 Join Fairmount Park Conservancy’s John Sigmund, Director of Partnerships and Sponsorships and park history enthusiast, on Saturday, March 2 from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM for a three-mile guided exploration of the relics and ruins of West Fairmount Park. If you’re fascinated by Philly history and appreciate hidden treasures of the park’s past, this hike is not to be missed! As one of America’s oldest

Badass Women’s History Tour

Independence Visitor Center 599 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Come one, come all! Join us on this unique, two-hour tour of Philly. Walk alongside the Badass women who formed this city of sisterly love!

Introduction to Photography: Wildlife Edition

548 Flourtown Rd 548 Flourtown Road, Lafayette Hill, PA, United States

Hosted by TB Wildlife Photography LLCWorkshop DescriptionJoin this introductory photography workshop and unlock the secrets of digital photography! This hands-on course delves into the essentials of Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO, empowering participants with a solid foundation. Explore Exposure Compensation, Auto-Focus, Metering, and more, while mastering important terminology and troubleshooting techniques. Perfect for beginners and seasoned photographers alike, this workshop cultivates the skills needed to capture images with your unique artistic flair. By the end, you’ll confidently use manual settings to photograph wildlife and diverse subjects, applicable across various camera types – DSLR, mirrorless, bridge, and superzoom. Elevate your photography

Wagner’s March 1st Saturday Open House: The Science of Shells

Wagner Free Institute of Science 1700 W Montgomery Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Learn about conchology (the study of shells) and the role of mollusks in our ecosystem, and explore the Wagner's extensive shell collection!MARCH'S FIRST SATURDAY OPEN HOUSEThe Science of ShellsJoin us at this month’s Saturday Open House and dive right in to the world of Conchology - the study of Mollusk shells. Our founder, William Wagner, collected shells throughout his life and travels, leaving behind a vast collection of diverse specimens from around the world! On display you’ll find a wide variety of shells in all colors, shapes and sizes. But mollusks are not just important for their beautiful shells -

Remake x Drexel’s Retail & Design Club: CLOTHING SWAP

3501 Market St 3501 Market Street, Westphal Room 109, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Join us for an exciting clothing swap hosted by Remake and Drexel's Retail and Design Club!Join us for an exciting clothing swap hosted by Remake and Drexel's Retail and Design Club! Clean out your closet and bring your unwanted clothes to trade in the name of circular and sustainable fashion. It's the perfect opportunity to refresh your wardrobe without spending a dime and promote eco-friendly practices in the fashion industry.Date: Saturday, March 2ndTime: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PMLocation: 3501 Market Street, Westphal Room 109, Philadelphia, PADon't miss out on this chance to give your clothes a new life and contribute

Tree Tending in Neshaminy State Park,PA-1000(River Trail) spring/fall 2024

Neshaminy State Park, in Bucks County, PA 3401 State Road, Bensalem, PA, United States

Help reforest 2 acres in Neshaminy State Park, PA. Just north of Philadelphia. Remove invasive plants,tend,or plant native trees and shrubsNeshaminy State Park ReforestationWe have ongoing volunteer opportunities tending this 2.2 acre area in Neshaminy State Park along the (River Trail).Dates of volunteer events:(Spring/Fall 2024 Tree Tending) First Saturdays of each month 1 - 4pm3-2-24 Saturday (1 pm - 4 pm)4-6-24 Saturday (1 pm - 4 pm)5-4-24 Saturday (1 pm - 4 pm)6-1-24 Saturday (1 pm - 4 pm)7-6-24 Saturday (1 pm - 4 pm)7-7-24 Sunday (9 am - 12) and (1pm -4 pm)8-3-24 Saturday (1 pm - 4 pm)9-7-24

Celebratory Music Makers from Found Objects

Da Vinci Art Alliance 704 Catharine Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

A March Exhibition WorkshopIn conjunction with Kit Donnelly’s exhibition “Re-membering Ourselves”, featured artist Jordan Tierney will lead a workshop where participants will make ceremonial musical instruments from found plastic bottles and driftwood. We will have a street procession to open the exhibition before the March Opening Reception!When registering, if it's within your means, please consider a donation when registering through Eventbrite to help us cover the expenses of this workshop.This workshop will have enough materials available for 20 people. If you register to attend, please be mindful we are providing supplies for you. If you can no longer come, even

Philly Common !

Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center 7 Lock Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Philly Common ! An uplifting presentation of Technologies, Music and Writing focused on communication and common themes, present and pastPresenting Philly Common !An uplifting presentation of Technologies, Music and Writing focused on communication and common themes, both present and past, that bridge and link people of every background and cultural identity.Stories and History - Music and Writing The 1900s to 1920s immigrations to America from Europe - from Latin America and Asia.Technology linking People, Society, Music and Arts. Recording from Talking Machines to Radio, TV, CDs, Computers to Streaming Media.America 1900 to Present:The Intersection of Black - European - Hispanic

WOMYNSFEST 24TH YEAR

The Rotunda 4014 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Womynsfest is the longest running free women's festival in Philadelphia! A night of showcasing female artists from ages 5 to ninety nine! A five hour event of showcasing local artist in philadelphia known and unknown! Bringing West philadelphia locals together with the University of Penn! Vitamin d has been hosting and producing thisrespectful since day one!

Free

LadySitting – Now Extended to March 10th

Ardem Theatre Company 40 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, United States

This world premiere play, by acclaimed Philadelphia writer Lorene Cary, explores the life and last year of Lorene’s Nana – a fiercely strong and independent woman, who now needs the care of others. Ladysitting captures the ruptures, love, and forgiveness that can occur in family as she journeys through stories of five generations of their African American ancestors and bears witness to her grandmother’s 101 vibrant years of life.

$35 – $60

Andrew Wyeth’s Botanical Imagination

Haverford College Arboretum 370 Lancaster Avenue, Haverford, PA, United States

Attend this session to learn all about Brandywine Museum of Art's newest exhibition with Dr. William L. Coleman ’07 Haverford College.This illustrated talk will give a behind-the-scenes look at a new exhibition at the Brandywine Museum of Art that will be of particular interest to friends of the Haverford College Arboretum. Every Leaf & Twig: Andrew Wyeth’s Botanical Imagination brings together a remarkable group of watercolors, most never before exhibited, that reflect the way this uniquely place-based American artist responded to individual specimens of southeastern Pennsylvania’s plant life. Not as a botanical illustrator but as an art historically literate visionary,

Sewing for Beginners! Sewing Machine Basics.

319 N 11th St 319 North 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

No supplies necessary! This hands on, one on one class will teach you how to work a sewing machine like a pro. & Leave with a handmade tote!

Visit the Wagner Museum 2024

Wagner Free Institute of Science 1700 W Montgomery Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Welcome to the Wagner - a National Historic Landmark natural history museum in Philadelphia!

Intro to Glowforge : Make a Custom Coaster

Utility Works MakerSpace 18 North Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, PA, United States

Want to learn how to use a Glowforge? Then this class is for you! This class is a requirement for UW members wanting to use the Glowforge.COURSE DESCRIPTIONBy now you’ve probably seen the commercials floating around about the Glowforge cutter / engraver machine and the amazing things it can do and create; and if you haven’t, then go check out their website https://glowforge.com to get an idea of just how awesome this thing really is! In this certification class you will be sitting down with MakerSpace Manager Evan Ludwig to make a custom coaster. He will teach you the basics

Little Explorers: Mud Month!

Bartram’s Garden Courtyard, Coach House and Barn 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, United States

Wiggling worms and mud puddles make for fun art and science explorations!   ABOUT LITTLE EXPLORERS: Every second Wednesday of the month, March through November, 10-11:30am. Join us for exploration, a garden walk, and stories! Please feel free to bring a snack. Designed for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 2-4. One adult chaperone is required for every two children. For more information, email Leslie Gale, lgale@bartramsgarden.org.  

Budding Naturalists Spring Session!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Join Riverbend educators for a preschool-friendly nature-based program that includes a story, craft, nature activity, and a “hike” around our preserve. Every week we’ll gather in Riverbend’s Snider Barn to begin the fun! This program is one hour each week and is designed for children ages 2-5. A caregiver must accompany each child. Siblings under 2 are welcome at no additional charge. The cost is $120 per child for a six-week session. Enrollment is capped at 12 participants. The final meeting of every session will include a campfire and s’mores. The Spring Session 2024 will be offered on Wednesday Mornings:

$120

63rd Street Crosswalk Design Workshop

Christy Rec Center 728 South 55th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Come join us at Christy Rec to help design artful activations along 63rd street.This Fall Amber Art and Design, Clean Air Council, and Tiny WPA will be creating public art installations along 63rd street and we need your help to inspire the designs. Four Cobbs Creek Park entrances will be improved to invite more families into the park at safe Parkway crossings and offer play and learning spaces for children. Park entrances will include asphalt art on the paved trail and areas for children and families to learn and play together. Come and join us for an evening of creativity,

Basketry Basics and Brews at Urban Village

Urban Village Brewing Company 1001 North 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Come craft and create at this Basketry Basics workshop at Urban Village! Make a basket, have a drink, leave with a treasure!Come on out for a lovely evening of learning and crafting with natural materials! This workshop will guide participants through the basics of making a simple basket with natural materials. Few experiences compare to learning and utilizing ancient human skills to create something personal that’ll last for ages! Finished products can be taken home and used as:natural container for precious objectshome decorbio-degradable plantermost organic koozie at the barbequeand so much more!The goal of this workshop is to help raise

Rethinking our Connection to Fossil Fuels: A Discussion

Join us for a volunteer-led conversation with other local residents about living a more sustainable lifestyle.Many of our traditional ideas and practices need to be reconsidered to facilitate the swift transition away from fossil fuels to clean energy. We will consider the impact of our built environment, transportation, the natural environment, food, our stuff, disinformation, and individual actions on carbon pollution. We will rethink more sustainable practices that are more consistent with our values. Our goal is to give every participant actionable information that they can incorporate into their lives right now. Pre-registration is required. Please visit Riverbend’s website for more

Rethinking our Connection to Fossil Fuels: A Discussion

Online event

Many of our traditional ideas and practices need to be reconsidered to facilitate the swift transition away from fossil fuels to clean energy. We will consider the impact of our built environment, transportation, the natural environment, food, our stuff, disinformation, and individual actions on carbon pollution. We will rethink more sustainable practices that are more consistent with our values. Our goal is to give every participant actionable information that they can incorporate into their lives right now. Pre-registration is required. Please visit Riverbend’s website for more information and to register. The Zoom link for the workshop will be provided via

Free

Spring Series 2024

The Wilma Theater 265 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Experience world premieres by Jennifer Archibald and 2024 Choreographic Fellow Nicola Wills, alongside the return of Jodie’s Gates, Beautiful Once (2017). Jennifer Archibald, lauded by The Philadelphia Inquirer for her “sleek, lovely, highly athletic” choreography, is the founder and director of Arch Dance Company and a lecturer at Columbia and Yale Universities. This world premiere marks the beginning of a two-year commission culminating in a full-length ballet in BalletX’s 2024-2025 season. Nicola Wills is BalletX’s 2024 Choreographic Fellow. Wills has danced with Queensland Ballet, Ballet Dortmund, and Royal Ballet of Flanders, and was selected for the BalletX Fellowship from over 55 international applicants.

$25.00

Volunteer – Winter Gardening

Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden 1829 East County Line Road, Villanova, PA, United States

Bundle up for seasonal garden tending

The River Revisited: A Collaboration Between the Philadelphia Ballet and AAMP

African American Museum in Philadelphia 701 Arch Street, Philadelphia, United States

The River Revisited Featured Panelists Guthrie Ramsey, Angel Corella, Chaya Masazumi, and Antonio Douthit-Boyd, moderated by Sylvia Waters. Wine and Cheese reception featuring The Clef Club Jazz Ambassador's Youth Ensemble Thursday, March 7, 2024 5:00 PM–7:15 PM Join Philadelphia Ballet, the African American Museum in Philadelphia and the Clef Club for a panel and performance celebrating the work of Alvin Ailey, an American Dance icon. For the second time in Philadelphia Ballet’s history, Ailey’s iconic choreography will be performed in Dance Masterpieces. Join us for a captivating panel discussion featuring esteemed dance luminaries Angel Corella, Sylvia Waters, Antonio Douthit-Boyd, Chaya

$20.00

Winter Storytelling Series – part 3

Green Street Meetinghouse 45 W. Schoolhouse Lane, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Share your stories of Germantown. THEME: Affordable housing and keeping itThis is Part 3 of 3 in the seriesShare your stories about “home,” change, neighborhoods, development, and housing in Germantown. Let’s keep the stories alive, and help inform solutions for the future of Germantown.A facilitator will help bring out the stories of the group.Sharing is optional. You can also just listen.Light food and refreshments, childcare available (please register).A collaboration between: Germantown Info Hub, Germantown Residents for Economic Alternatives Together, and storytellers of GermantownALL THEMES AND DATES IN THE SERIES:Sunday, February 11th 3:00 - 5:00pmHomecoming, departures, stayingstories about returning to the

Kombucha 101

Haverford College Arboretum 370 Lancaster Avenue, Haverford, PA, United States

Attend this workshop to learn all about kombucha with horticulturist, Charles BoneJoin Horticulturist Charles Bone for an introduction to making Kombucha at home. Just what is a SCOBY and how does it transform tea and sugar into the tangy health drink everyone loves? Charles will guide you through the homebrew process from tea selection to bottling and give helpful tips and tricks he has learned along the way.Photo Credit: sk

LadySitting – Now Extended to March 10th

Ardem Theatre Company 40 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, United States

This world premiere play, by acclaimed Philadelphia writer Lorene Cary, explores the life and last year of Lorene’s Nana – a fiercely strong and independent woman, who now needs the care of others. Ladysitting captures the ruptures, love, and forgiveness that can occur in family as she journeys through stories of five generations of their African American ancestors and bears witness to her grandmother’s 101 vibrant years of life.

$35 – $60

Visit the Wagner Museum 2024

Wagner Free Institute of Science 1700 W Montgomery Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Welcome to the Wagner - a National Historic Landmark natural history museum in Philadelphia!

Hansberry Garden & Nature Center Collective work hours

The Hansberry Garden & Nature Center 5150 Wayne Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

One of two weekly work sessions (the other is Sunday from 3-5 p.m.) for Hansberry Garden & Nature Center's Garden Collective. The Hansberry Garden and Nature Center builds community by offering organic gardening, educational programs, and fresh, wholesome produce to an underserved neighborhood.

Indoor Mini Golf At Linvilla Orchards

Linvilla Orchards, 137 Knowlton Road, Media, PA, 19063, United States

Tee up for an exciting adventure at Fore! The Planet—a dynamic and engaging indoor miniature golf course crafted by the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. This interactive exhibition serves as a valuable tool to heighten children's awareness of the environment. Embark on a journey through eighteen distinctive and educational holes, each offering insights into topics such as butterfly metamorphosis, tropical rainforests, evolution, dinosaur extinction, and food chains. Geared towards kids of all ages and the entire family, this miniature golf experience ensures everyone has a blast while gaining a deeper understanding of our fascinating world. On Tuesdays, enjoy two

$8 – $10

Late Winter Bird Walk

Wissahickon Environmental Center 300 West Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Enjoy a morning of guided birding in the Andorra Natural Area with birder Tony Croasdale!Enjoy a morning of guided birding in the Andorra Natural Area with birder Tony Croasdale!

Sankofa Community Farm Volunteer Day

Sankofa Community Farm at Bartram’s Garden 5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA

Volunteers will work alongside Farm staff to support seasonal plantings, harvesting, weeding, invasive species removal, and orchard support. Volunteers will meet at the Sankofa Community Farm at 9:30 AM and be separated into groups and provided with instructions and safety protocols for the day. Out of respect and safety for our staff and others, please arrive on time. PLEASE NOTE: Each adult must register individually in order to complete the waiver. Parents/guardians must complete registration for individuals 18 and under. Registration full but would like to still participate? Please contact Kimani Keaton at kimani@bartramsgarden.org to be added to our waitlist.

Horticulture Volunteer Day

Bartram’s Garden 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, United States

Volunteers will support seasonal plantings, weeding, invasive species removal, and support greenhouse maintenance. Registered volunteers will meet at the Welcome Center promptly at 9:30 AM. Staff will separate groups and provide instructions and safety protocols for the day. Out of respect and safety for our staff and others, please arrive on time. PLEASE NOTE: Capacity is limited; participants MUST be pre-registered (using link below) in order to partake. Each adult must register individually in order to complete the required waivers. Registration full but would like to still participate? Please contact Kimani Keaton at kimani@bartramsgarden.org to be added to our waitlist.

VU PHL & Cradles to Crayons

Cradles to Crayons 4700 Wissahickon Avenue, Suite 142, Philadelphia, PA, United States

VU PHL is partnering with Cradles to Crayons to transform donations into curated orders for children!Cradles to Crayons connects you to new and gently used donations—beautiful and loved outfits and essentials from the community—that you and VU, will quality check, sort, package, and prepare to go to kids in our communities through our incredible network of Service Partners.What we will be doing on Saturday, March 9th, 10AM - 12 PM:VU in partnership with Cradles to Crayons, will sort, organize, and curate orders for specific children in the Giving Factory.Notes ahead of the event!VU will add you to Cradles to Crayons's

Badass Women’s History Tour

Independence Visitor Center 599 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Come one, come all! Join us on this unique, two-hour tour of Philly. Walk alongside the Badass women who formed this city of sisterly love!

Scherenschnitte at Glen Foerd

Glen Foerd 5001 Grant Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States

The Tacony LAB free workshop series at Glen Foerd!Scherenschnitte is the German word for scissor cut. Have you ever wanted to learn how to make small paper cut portraits similar to the ones hanging on the first floor walls?In this class you will learn how to cut out a design or use patterns that can be traced to make your very own!. No experience necessary. This class is taught by Lori Raggio.This project may take the full 2 hours, so please arrive at 11 and plan to stay until 1.This event will take place on location at Glen Foerd, a

Mushroom Crafts with the Philly Mycology Club

FDR Community Clubhouse 1954 Pattison Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Crochet a thing, sculpt a thing, turn a thing into a button- ALL SHROOMY!* *This event is free and open to everyone. The PMC is funded entirely through donations. If you are able, please consider making a donation at checkout to give an amount of your choice**Hey folks! Join us at the Community Clubhouse at FDR Park for some crocheting and crafting with long-time PMC member, Cassie! We welcome artists and aspiring artists alike.We will be crocheting the mushroom pattern seen in the event banner above. The perfect gift for a fellow mycophile in your life or a gentle piece of decor for

Indoor Mini Golf At Linvilla Orchards

Linvilla Orchards, 137 Knowlton Road, Media, PA, 19063, United States

Tee up for an exciting adventure at Fore! The Planet—a dynamic and engaging indoor miniature golf course crafted by the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. This interactive exhibition serves as a valuable tool to heighten children's awareness of the environment. Embark on a journey through eighteen distinctive and educational holes, each offering insights into topics such as butterfly metamorphosis, tropical rainforests, evolution, dinosaur extinction, and food chains. Geared towards kids of all ages and the entire family, this miniature golf experience ensures everyone has a blast while gaining a deeper understanding of our fascinating world. On Tuesdays, enjoy two

$8 – $10

Basketry Basics and Brews at Tannery Run

Tannery Run Brew Works 131 East Butler Avenue, Ambler, PA, United States

Come craft and create at this Basketry Basics workshop at Tannery Run! Make a basket, have a drink, leave with a treasure!Come on out for a lovely afternoon of learning and crafting with natural materials and ejoy a free beer / cider/ seltzer om the house! This workshop will guide participants through the basics of making a simple basket with natural materials. Few experiences compare to learning and utilizing ancient human skills to create something personal that’ll last for ages! Finished products can be taken home and used as:natural container for precious objectshome decorbio-degradable plantermost organic koozie at the barbequeand

Historic Waynesborough Speaker Series: Charles Adams

Historic Waynesborough 2049 Waynesborough Road, Paoli, PA, United States

Ever heard of the Ticking Tombstone? How about the Gray Devil? Charles Adams will talk about those bits of local lore and other fascinating legends at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at Historic Waynesborough in Paoli. Adams has been tracking strange happenings all around Pennsylvania and the Jersey Shore for decades, and has written more than a dozen books on the subject. His talk will focus on the ghostly sightings, haunted houses and other oddities of the Philadelphia region, including Chester, Montgomery and Delaware Counties. Adams is the editor of The Historical Review of Berks County. He has served as

$15

Indoor Mini Golf At Linvilla Orchards

Linvilla Orchards, 137 Knowlton Road, Media, PA, 19063, United States

Tee up for an exciting adventure at Fore! The Planet—a dynamic and engaging indoor miniature golf course crafted by the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. This interactive exhibition serves as a valuable tool to heighten children's awareness of the environment. Embark on a journey through eighteen distinctive and educational holes, each offering insights into topics such as butterfly metamorphosis, tropical rainforests, evolution, dinosaur extinction, and food chains. Geared towards kids of all ages and the entire family, this miniature golf experience ensures everyone has a blast while gaining a deeper understanding of our fascinating world. On Tuesdays, enjoy two

$8 – $10

Open Studio: Office Hours Edition!

Cherry Street Pier 121 North Christopher Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Come, sit, write, talk and meet some new people!Krystle Griffin, who runs the Craft Coven’s monthly poetry workshops every second Wednesday of the month at Starr Garden, will be holding in person Office Hours at Cherry Street Pier. This will be a sort of sit and write where people can come and work on whatever they’re writing currently. Only this one won’t be silent. General discussion and workshopping pieces is highly encouraged. As well as Krystle will have guided prompt writing for anyone who would like. She is also open to help with editing, feedback, whatever you may need. All

Indoor Mini Golf At Linvilla Orchards

Linvilla Orchards, 137 Knowlton Road, Media, PA, 19063, United States

Tee up for an exciting adventure at Fore! The Planet—a dynamic and engaging indoor miniature golf course crafted by the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. This interactive exhibition serves as a valuable tool to heighten children's awareness of the environment. Embark on a journey through eighteen distinctive and educational holes, each offering insights into topics such as butterfly metamorphosis, tropical rainforests, evolution, dinosaur extinction, and food chains. Geared towards kids of all ages and the entire family, this miniature golf experience ensures everyone has a blast while gaining a deeper understanding of our fascinating world. On Tuesdays, enjoy two

$8 – $10

Volunteer – Winter Gardening

Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden 1829 East County Line Road, Villanova, PA, United States

Bundle up for seasonal garden tending

Delaware River Environmental Justice Gathering

Rutgers Camden Campus Center 326 Penn Street, Camden, NJ, United States

"Working together for Urban Waters." Together we will share successes, discuss challenges, and move into action for urban communities.Join fellow community partners and environmental professionals working in the urban Delaware Estuary to share successes, discuss challenges, and act toward environmental justice. This is a FREE event including breakfast and lunch.After breakfast, sign-in, and opening remarks, we will hear from several speakers of urban community group leaders from the Urban Waters Delaware River Location (Camden NJ, Chester PA, Philadelphia PA, and Wilmington DE). After lunch, attendees will be able to join breakout discussion groups based on a topic of their choice

Spring Pruning Workshop

Haverford College Arboretum 370 Lancaster Avenue, Haverford, PA, United States

North zone horticulturist, Briar Maverick will lead the way in a hands-on pruning class!Late dormancy is the time right before woody plants start pushing new growth in the spring, and it is the perfect time to prune summer-blooming shrubs like roses, hydrangeas, and spirea. Join Briar for a hands-on workshop where he'll go over the basics of pruning and plant physiology, cover some common tools and techniques, and give everyone a chance to gain pruning experience.This class is outdoors so please dress for the weather. Gloves and tools will be provided. If you have your own pruners, loppers, or handsaw